FY2017 FY2016
State Ranking 40 40
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $1.0 million $1.0 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending ($30.0 million) 3.3% 3.3%
Nevada's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing

Tobacco's Toll in Nevada

(Updated Nov 1, 2016)

Adults who smoke 17.5%
High school students who smoke 7.5%
Death caused by smoking each year 4,100
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $1.08 billion
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 30.9%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $746 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $79.1 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 79.1 to 1